Public Works - Construction Contract NEWS
CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS: The City of Seattle will be publishing a new edition of our Construction Standards (Plans and Specifications) in February of 2014. The City’s Construction Standards apply whenever any public or private construction is performed in the City’s Right of Way. The Construction Standards are the primary contract documents for public works construction contracts.
The City will be conducting a 60 day comment period on the proposed 2014 edition of our Construction Standards beginning on October 1st and ending on November 29th, 2013. Please visit the website below to review and comment.
INCLUSION PLAN: The updated WMBE Inclusion Plan for 2013 is effect. Please feel free to direct any questions to Miguel.Beltran@seattle.gov (City Contract Compliance Manager), Forrest.Gillette@seattle.gov (Senior Equity Advisor), or Nancy.Locke@seattle.gov (Director).
BIDDING: The City is posting all bid documents received and any applicable Inclusion Plan scoring. They should be posted for viewing Thursday following bid opening. This allows you to access the documents directly and as soon as possible. The bid documents will be as received; they will not have completed responsiveness and responsibility reviews. If you have questions, call Judy Keefe at 206-684-8032 or send email to Judy.Keefe@seattle.gov
WMBE Subcontractors: Be sure to look at the bid documents once they are posted, to determine if you are on the "WMBE Contract Log" with a guaranteed commitment of use should your Prime win the award.